My name is Fan Wang and I am the coordinator for the International Master’s Programme in International Business Management (IBM) at Oulu Business School. I am writing this blog to share my experience as a graduate of the program and stimulate your interests in studying with us here at University of Oulu.
IBM is a two-year program and designed for improving your scientific thinking and managerial practices. The truly multidisciplinary program covers different fields of managing international business: IB and management strategies, project management, negotiation and sales, leadership and HRM, and entrepreneurship studies. During the studies, you will also have opportunities to work with companies for master’s thesis, joint research and development projects. The knowledge and analytic skills you develop throughout the courses are directly applicable in practical working life. Our graduates are working in variety of different professional occupations, e.g. product manager, area development manager, consultant or continuing Ph.D studies either in Finland or their home countries.
Besides high quality teaching and research, you will encounter a heterogeneous atmosphere, consisting of students and staff from different cultural and professional backgrounds. Altogether, IBM program has accepted students from over 20 countries, which offers you unique possibilities to build up your personal network for the future career. What’s more? The city of Oulu is rich in nature and also awarded as one of the Europe’s smartest city, exemplifying best practices in innovation, workforce development, digital inclusion and advocacy. Living in Oulu brings you a lot of fun!
Sounds interesting? IBM program is for you who are looking for a successful career in business with global mindset, who are not afraid of studying in a truly multicultural environment and the cold weather, who have background education in business studies, social sciences or engineering. IBM program in Oulu Business School is waiting for your application now!
Best of luck with your application!
Fan Wang, IBM Coordinator
Last updated: 21.10.2015